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Discontinuation Data in Material Master

Hello Team,

We are using Discontinuation Data in Material Master.

Three material used M1,M2 ,M3

M1-header material

M2 is discontinuation material

M3 is follow up material

In MRP4 view Discontin. ind =1 Eff out is set and follow up is also maintained.

Following steps are executed by me

Creates Sales Order of M1 material.

Sales Order Bom is created.

Execute MD50 with Planning Mode 3 for header material(Using Discontinuation data for component)

Convert planned order to Production order

Currently in production order it's using M3 material which is correct

But when I changed Individual/coll. field of MRP4 view from 1 to 2.

Its not taking Discontinuation data into consideration in production order and component

as M2 is considered not M3.

Could you please let me know the reason.

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  • Feb 08 at 05:07 PM

    Hi Piyush

    Components in place of the original components and these original components are no more required, then in material master once you enter discontinued material which will prompt to give effective out date. it is well explained in this below blog

    Please find the below SCN blog link for reference related to Discontinuation Material

    https://blogs.sap.com/2014/03/12/concept-of-discontinuation-data-material-master-and-bom/

    Discontinuation data related to production orders.

    https://blogs.sap.com/2014/04/22/basics-of-using-discontinuation-data/

    Please refer to the following SAP note:

    43636 - Discontinued parts

    This note provides a detailed explanation of the system standard design of the usage of discontinued parts with material requiremenst planning and the most common questions about this issue.

    Point 9 of this note provides the following explanation regarding the POs and other firmed receipts:

    Regards,

    G.V.Shivakkumar

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